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Mainframe System Architect - Indianapolis IN
Ref No.: 17-03951
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Mainframe System Architect (2 Positions)
Location: Indianapolis IN
Length Contract
Rate: DOE

US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD and H4 EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.

Responsibilities include:
• System performance management and capacity planning
• Identify gaps in mainframe configurations
• Data discovery, analyze outputs and provide detailed observations
• Provide specifications, using visualization tools
• Document sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps
• Develop a technical approach, document sequencing, concerns and risks
• Provide input for process/documentation improvements
• Review CPU, storage and performance data and make recommendations to reduce CPU utilization and throughput bottlenecks
• Review existing automation and make recommendations
• Recommendation for workload balancing, performance & capacity management
• Gather and document current state
• Document desired target state
• High level approach to reach target state

Skills:
• Analyze and determine root cause of issues
• Extensive experience with the IBM Mainframes and subsystems
• Architectural knowledge of CICS, DB2, ACF2, SMF
• Experience with Mainview is a plus
• Keep track of known errors/defects
• ITIL Service Operations
• Highly skilled in systems management
• In depth knowledge of mainframe storage
• Understanding of technologies that provide improved availability
• In-depth knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles
• Knowledge of job scheduling (Control-M)

6 years' experience in the Mainframe development and architecture; proficient in the design, coding, testing, debugging, and implementation phases of the application systems development process